WHITECAPS FC IN THE NEWS:
Martin Rennie’s rebuilding plans for the 2012 MLS season took a big step forward on Wednesday after Whitecaps FC made two significant roster announcements. (Bruce Constantineau – The Vancouver Sun)
Wednesday’s moves may mean different things for the players involved, with all MLS clubs currently in the same process after declaring players for the MLS Re-Entry Draft. (Marc Weber – The Province)
Whitecaps FC president Bob Lenarduzzi explained the club’s reasons behind Wednesday’s moves. He emphasized the need for players that are more consistent next season. (Martin MacMahon - MLSsoccer.com)
Before taking charge of his first MLS match, Rennie will have a reunion with old Carolina RailHawks, as he takes his Whitecaps FC squad to his old stomping grounds on Sunday, March 4. (NASL.com)
Whitecaps FC have been given the date of when they kick off their season at home – Find out when here! (Bruce Constantineau – The Vancouver Sun)
Speaking of kicking off, the rest of the squads in Major League Soccer (MLS) were given their season home start dates as well – Take a look at who else shares their opening day with Whitecaps FC. (The Associated Press & washingtonpost.com)
Whitecaps FC president Bob Lenarduzzi had a chat with Fanny Kiefer from Studio 4 about his new book – Watch it here! (youtube.com)
‘Rise & Shine: The Jay DeMerit Story’ is still available for viewing – Be sure to check out when and where! (jaydemeritstory.com)
Movember may be at an end, but you can still support the Vancouver Whitecaps FC Movember Team and help in the fight against prostate cancer!
WHITECAPS FC ON THE RADIO:
‘Whitecaps FC Daily’ with Peter Schaad on TEAM 1410 sports radio is on a winter break until the New Year, but for those of you who may have missed some episodes, you can find them HERE!
The show will return on January 23, 2012, and air every Monday to Friday at 3 p.m. PT on TEAM 1410.
You can always get your soccer fix every Sunday night from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. PT by tuning into ‘Full-Time: Vancouver’s Soccer Show’ with Tyler Green and Mike Martignago on TEAM 1040.
WHITECAPS FC IN THE HOUSE:
Whitecaps FC club seat owner Gary Pooni was recently interviewed by club legend Carl Valentine to see how his experience has been this past year – If you’re curious to see what all of the hubbub is about, click here! (Alexis Demmery, Carl Valentine, and Zac Ratcliffe – whitecapsfc.com)
Last week, a number of Whitecaps FC staff attended the Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club Awards Banquet – Take a look at who was honoured and who took part in the Q&A panel! (Zac Ratcliffe & Nathan Vanstone – whitecapsfc.com)
Yesterday was the last day of Movember, so be sure to read this week’s ‘Caps and Staches update! (Alexis Demmery – whitecapsfc.com)
Carl Valentine spent all of the 2011 season being the club ambassador for Whitecaps FC , nd with that comes a ‘unique’ perspective. Read here as he remembers what the crowds have been like this past season and how it compares to across the pond in the UK. (Carl Valentine – whitecapsfc.com)